Tasks

Core tasks of MCS were specified in Article 5 of the Act on MCS and MIS. They include the following:

COMBATING CRIMES
Military Counterintelligence Service is in charge of identifying, preventing and detecting crimes committed by soldiers fulfilling the active military service, officers of the Military Counterintelligence Service and the Military Intelligence Service as well as the staff of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland and other organisational units of the Ministry of National Defence:
PROTECTION OF CLASSIFIED INFORMATION
Military Counterintelligence Service performs, within its capacity, the tasks specified in the Act on the Protection of Classified Information:
PROTECTION OF POLISH ARMY ABROAD
Military Counterintelligence Service protects the security of military units, other organisational units of the Ministry of National Defence and soldiers performing official tasks abroad.
MCS soldiers and officers perform this task through:
ANALYSIS AND COMBATING OF THREATS
Military Counterintelligence Service:
information meaningful for the national defence, security or combat capacity of the Armed Forces of RP or the Ministry of National Defence, within the framework of its statutory competences and takes steps to eliminate the threats identified.
RADIOELECTRONIC COUNTERINTELLIGENCE, CRYPTOGRAPHY AND CRYPTANALYSIS
Military Counterintelligence Service is in charge of:
PROTECTION OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH
Military Counterintelligence Service provides security to scientific research and development works commissioned by the Armed Forces of RP and other organisational units of the Ministry of National Defence and ensures the security of production and trade in goods, technologies and services for military use ordered by the Armed Forces of RP and other organisational units of the Ministry of National Defence, within the framework of its statutory tasks related to detecting crimes.
In performing its activities, Military Counterintelligence Service collaborates with: